PARKS ASSOCIATES FORECASTS OVER 60% OF U.S. HOUSEHOLDS WILL HAVE AN ENERGY MANAGEMENT NETWORK BY 2022
Retailers, service providers, and utilities are all entering the U.S. market for energy management, which will help drive annual subscription revenues from these systems to over $180 million by 2015, according to Parks Associates. The international research firm hosts Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer in Austin, Texas, February 28-March 1, an annual event focusing on new technologies, partnership opportunities, and consumer-oriented energy management solutions.
“Energy management is being bundled with home monitoring and control, security, broadband, and video services,” said Tom Kerber, Director, Research, Home Controls and Energy, Parks Associates. “Next week, we will hear insights into partnership opportunities that can generate recurring revenues, reduce customer attrition, develop value-added services, and engage consumers in new ways with energy management solutions.”
An interactive hoarding at a London bus stop aims to show a 40-second advertisement only to women and girls.
The screen showing the short video campaign, by children's charity Plan UK, is located at a bus stop opposite Selfridges on Oxford Street.
A camera will measure facial features of the person standing at the screen to decide whether it is a man or a woman. It guesses right 90% of the time.
If it is a male, the screen will direct him to the charity's campaign website.
Visionary Solutions to Demonstrate Interoperability With Partner Technologies at Digital Signage Expo 2012
Parks Associates forecasts over 60% of U.S. households will have an energy management network by 2022
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